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2012-07-04 22:58:04

Under pressure from civil society organizations, the Brazilian government has introduced legislation to protect and improve its traditional food system, standing in contrast to the governments of many industrialized countries that have partly surrendered their prime duty to protect public health to transnational food companies, argue nutrition and public health experts writing in this week's PLoS Medicine. Carlos Monteiro and Geoffrey Cannon, from the Center for Epidemiological Studies in...

2012-06-06 23:01:35

Texas based healthy food concept, My Fit Foods, is set to open the doors to its 3rd Phoenix area retail location at 4802 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85044 (48th/Ray) Wednesday, June 6th. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Texas based healthy food concept, My Fit Foods, is set to open the doors to its 3rd Phoenix area retail location at 4802 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85044 (48th/Ray) Wednesday, June 6th. My Fit Foods (48th/Ray) will officially open to the public on Wednesday, June 6th. My Fit Foods...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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